Tag: equipment

One of the classic experiences of die-hard Zelda fans playing through a new Zelda title for the first time is discovering Link’s iconic equipment within the game, while also uncovering whatever new pieces of equipment were designed for that specific title. This week, we asked Zelda Dungeon staff members to rank their Top 5 pieces of equipment from across the entire series — a daunting task, considering how much equipment Link has had at his disposal throughout his adventures.

Rings make for handy magic items: they’re small, lightweight and are easy to carry in addition to your other magical gear. Finding magic rings in the Zelda games is always useful to either continue in the game, make Link tough enough to more easily survive the later dungeons or even give him a variety of bonuses. But they have only appeared in 2D games, with the last time being The Minish Cap. Perhaps it is time for them to make…

One of the recurring items in the Zelda series is the Slingshot: a handheld device Link often obtains early in the games it is in. Unfortunately for every game it appears in, it’s typically obtained before the Bow; the Bow greatly outshines the Slingshot with improved range, damage and projectiles it could carry. Is there a place for the Slingshot alongside the bow, or is it an outdated piece of equipment that should be retired in favor of the bow? Read more…

A fundamental aspect of the Zelda series starting with the very first game in 1986 was the acquisition and use of various items and weapons to help Link in his quest to defeat Ganon, rescue the princess, and save Hyrule. Instead of beginning the first game with a sword in hand, Link begins with absolutely nothing. He acquires his sword from a mysterious old man in a nearby cave. This shows players that discovering secrets and obtaining items from them…

Alright, this is it! Tomorrow is E3! As far as Zelda Wii goes, we’ll finally get to find out if some of our theories are correct and if we’re getting what we want. So, while there’s no Curiosity Shop this week, I wanted to make this special video. I’ve made an assortment of 6 predictions about Zelda Wii. This is stuff I’m so certain of that I’d be willing to bet at least 4 of them will be true, if…

Hey there guys! Got a new discussion video for you! In order to keep something of a Zelda Wii theme this week, I’ve made a Zelda Wii video to go along with the Zelda Wii themed mailbag earlier this week. This video is a list of things I’d like to see in Zelda Wii, and in some cases I discuss the merits and the likelihood of seeing these come true. It’s quite packed, actually. Some of the subjects I cover…